Punctuality in the academic domain is etiquette as it is a habit of doing things on a timely manner, keeping in mind the importance of time. Students ought to be punctual since it is the key to success. One of the causes of punctuality is procrastination, which is the lack of seriousness on the partial part of some students who take things lightly. Work accumulation is also brought about by improper planning of tasks; hence further delays are brought about (Stansfield 10).
The effects of not being punctual have some repercussions which include tension building that gives way to stress and fatigue to learners and hence their concentration is diverted. This will spill over to their rates of performance since they are preoccupied with other things which are irrelevant to their learning. Build up of tension among students is not good since they will behave in a manner that is not appropriate and as such will break the rules and regulations of the school. This will lead to their expulsion from school which brings down their chances of education. Students need to be stress free when in school so as to attain the best grades and grasp what is taught since it will be of help to them in future (McKellar 120).
Architectural students who are not punctual are not accorded respect by their fellow classmates hence they loose their dignity, fame and self esteem. These students will see themselves as having no place in the society due to poor interaction with other members of the society. Loss of self esteem for these students affect their lives after school and as such, they will be forced to engage in illegal activities like drugs thinking that it is a way of rejuvenating their lost self esteem. Fellow students will not involve them in class projects for fear of them not presenting their parts in time which will affect their final grades (Marjanovic et al., 5)
Being late will result to one being called a Lathief and it will be difficult for one to attain the desired...
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